Title

Beethoven's Immortal Beloved: Marek's Research

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Video

Publication Date

2002

Abstract

Bernard Rose's 1994 movie "Immortal Beloved" sparked again my interest in discovering the identity of the woman to whom Beethoven wrote his passionate letter; she has had musical detectives in hot pursuit for well-nigh two centuries. George Marek conscientiously reviews the list of possible candidates in his Beethoven: Biography of a Genius and, after painstaking research, proposes Dorothea Baroness von Ertmann.

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